News for artists and art appreciators
By Heidi Masek email@example.com
• Fischer and Previte: Both Dick Fischer and Stephen Previte have at least three decades of painting experience. Fischer paints with more realistic and representational styles, while Previte is a self-described Representational Impressionist according to the New Hampshire Antique Co-op. They exhibit their New England landscape and seascape oils there through Jan. 31 at 323 Elm St. (Route 101A) in Milford (www.nhantiquecoop.com, 673-8499). Meet the artists Saturday, Nov. 21, between 1 and 3 p.m. during a champagne and cheese reception.
• Monochrome: Members of the Studio of Photographic Arts (SOPHA), a Manchester establishment that offers studio access and digital photography instruction, open their latest group show, “Monochrome,” with a reception Friday, Nov. 20, from 7 to 10 p.m. at SOHPA, 941 Elm St. (www.thesopha.com, 582-1492). SOPHA is accepting donations for New Hampshire Child and Family Services during the show, which runs through Jan. 1. Artists are making a group donation to the cause.
• New address: The Revolving Museum’s history of community art started mostly nomadically and mostly in Boston in 1984. It has called Shattuck Street in Lowell, Mass., home since 2002, but this year Revolving has relocated again. They hold a “Home is Where the Art is” fundraiser and party with fashion show, tours, art auction, live music, food and a cash bar Saturday, Nov. 21, from 7 to 10:30 p.m. at their new space inside the Western Avenue Studios complex (there are more than 150 artist studios there), 122 Western Ave., Suite 217, in Lowell (978-937-2787, revolvingmuseum.org). Tickets cost $25, or $10 for students and members, free for kids under 17.
• Glass art chat: Pick the brains of painted and stained glass artist Richard Millard, glass assemblage artist Thomas Meyers and fused dichroic glass artist Susan Pratt-Smith at a panel discussion Saturday, Nov. 21, at 4 p.m., at the Sharon Arts Exhibition Gallery, 30 Grove St. in Peterborough. Their work is in the Colored Light exhibition at the Sharon Arts Downtown Galleries. Visit early to check out the interactive “Glass Exploration Station.”
• New venture: Participate in the Floating Gallery’s first show which will include live music and a cash bar. Artists who sell work there are asked to donate a portion of sales to a charity of their choice. Apply by Nov. 22. Find details at floatinggallery.ning.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The show is Dec. 6 at the Courtyard Marriott in Nashua.
• Note: Artists or arts organizations in the Nashua area who would like their informational literature displayed at the City Arts Nashua booth at the Downtown Holiday Stroll Saturday, Nov. 28, in Nashua, should bring it to Carol Luers Eyman at the Nashua Library (downstairs) at 2 Court St. by Nov. 23. See www.cityartsnashua.org for more.